Francisco Da Cunha
Partner | Infrastructure & Real Estate Tax Leader
20 Boulevard de Kockelscheuer
Francisco is the Partner in the M&A department leading the Real Estate Tax group.
Francisco is currently assisting a wide variety of public and private clients in the Real Estate and Infrastructure industry. As part of his work, Francisco handles international tax structuring advice for these client and assists in determining the most efficient tax structure for the purposes of (i) financing, (ii) on-going repatriation mechanics and (iii) exit/divestment.
As part of this work, Francisco handles a team of tax professionals in Luxembourg and is in frequent contact with the Deloitte affiliated offices so as to offer the most suitable and tailor made solution to his clients.
Aside from this, Francisco handles Latin America and Southern European business development, counting with a multilingual team of Portuguese, Spanish, Brazilian, and Peruvian professionals for these purposes. As a part of these efforts, Francisco travels frequently to Latin America, Portugal and Spain and is a frequent speaker on conferences related to tax structuring in these countries.
Francisco is a Lawyer registered in the Portuguese Bar Association and since beginning of his career has always performed its activity in the field of international tax.
Having started in Lisbon in Andersen’s VAT department where he then moved to the International Tax Department, Francisco was also in charge of the Madeira representation of one of the most reputed law firms in Portugal and worked as well as Tax Lawyer in the Lisbon representation of a Spanish Law firm, before joining Deloitte Luxembourg in 2008.
Francisco is a frequent speaker in conferences and author of several articles related to International Tax.